Bayer don’t care about Champions League

Last updated : 17 February 2003 By Martyn Elliott

Speaking after Klaus Toppmoller’s sacking as coach, Reiner Calmund claimed: "Newcastle does not interest me at the moment.

"The be all and end all is the Bundesliga. It is a matter of survival."

Last week Calmund denied rumours that they would field a youth team against us on Tuesday in order to avoid injuries to senior players, but with results at the weekend plunging them into even deeper relegation trouble and youth team coach Thomas Horster installed as caretaker who knows.